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World Human Rights Day: VBMP criticizes the indifferent attitude of higher judiciary, judicial commissions and government

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QUETTA: The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons have issued a detailed statement on 10 December ‘World Human Rights Day’ strongly criticising the indifferent attitude of Pakistan’s higher judiciary, the federal government and judicial commission.

In 2012, former Chief Justice Iftkahr Mohammad Choudhary on the bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan accepted an Appeal by the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP), on enforced disappearances of Baloch political workers; and the hearing of this Appeal was being taken up in Court on daily basis. The cases were instituted against the Pakistani …

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 Simultaneous protests against Pakistan ISI sponsored ter...

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 12:20 am

LONDON: A number of Afghan youth held  peaceful protests in London, Toronto and Washington DC on Sunday to condemn Pakistan’s intelligence Agencies, ISI sponsored ‘terrorism’ in Afghanistan. Protesters in London…

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London Conference reaffirms Afghan-owned, Afghan-led peace...

Friday, December 5th, 2014 11:57 am

LONDONn (NNI): The international allies of Afghanistan have reaffirmed their commitment to an Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace process in that country. In a joint communique after the London Conference, they…

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NATO welcomes ratification of BSA, SOFA by Afghan Parliame...

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 05:43 pm

BRUSSELS (NNI): The NATO Secretary General has welcomed Afghanistan’s Parliament for the ratification of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) signed with Washington and the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) signed…

Features

Ah Balaach!...

BalaachWednesday, November 19th, 2014 11:30 pm

“The demise of nations comes not due to annihilation but capitulation,” an age-old Balochi maxim – almost forgotten by ordinary folks – invoked by him with full vigour in his…

Opinions

Independence of Post-Colonial Pakistan and the sovereig...

560ddf88-d6c2-90a9Monday, October 27th, 2014 11:15 pm

By Athithan Jayapalan On 14th August when Pakistan celebrated its Independence Day, pro-Baloch independence parties and organizations boycotted the occasion, marking it as Black Day. Subsequently black flags were hoisted…

Pakistan – Planet Earth’s Terrorism Factory...

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By Shawn Forbes On August 14th 1947, Planet Earth established its first terrorist factory. Soon after British Colonial rule in the Indian subcontinent came to an end the nation of…

Editorials

China – Pakistan nexus: Stealing of Balochistan r...

DealTuesday, December 16th, 2014 10:40 pm GMT +00:00

Balochistan has been the centre of attention because of its vast coastline, enormous resources and strategic geographical location that is why every occupier wished to conquer Balochistan. From Nausherwan Adil…

Balochistan to Sindh: A heap of mutilated bodies...

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Pakistan has started its latest phase of abduct, Kill and dump policy in Balochistan after the abduction and subsequent killing of Baloch political leaders Ghulam Mohammad Baloch, Lala Munir Baloch…

Baloch Martyrs day: A Milestone in Baloch freedom movem...

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13 November has been observed as the Baloch Martyrs Day – Baloch National Remembrance Day in Balochistan and many countries around the world. People of Balochistan organised rallies, references and…

13 November Baloch Martyrs’ Day...

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Baloch nation in Balochistan and around the world will be paying tributes to the great heroes of their liberation struggle on 13 November to mark the ‘Baloch Martyrs’ Day’. On…

Interviews

Interview: Baloch Activists...

Baloch activists holding pictures of abducted BalochWednesday, November 5th, 2014 12:18 am

By Vanessa Thevathasan and Monomita Raksit A recent escalation in violence underscores the pressing need for a human rights-based solution to the challenges, violations and brutality faced by the Baloch…